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Photography students document Italy

Photography students document Italy

Episcopal School of Jacksonville photography students visited Italy with photography instructor Mark Zimmerman. In Venice they attended The Biennale, took a boat trip to Murano and Burano for a glassblowing demonstration, and saw an installation by Anselm Kiefer at the Palazzo Ducale. In Florence they heard the monks chant at Abbazia di San Miniato al […]

ESJ rowing wins Scholastic State Championship

ESJ rowing wins Scholastic State Championship

Early in April the Episcopal rowing team traveled to Sarasota for the FSRA state championships and came away with three titles.  Leading the way for the Episcopal School of Jacksonville Eagles was Reilly Shapiro ’22 — lightweight single overall and scholastic state champion; Allie Alton ’22 and Bradlie Hicks ’23 (varsity 2 boat) — second […]

The Vision Behind A Vision for Art

The Vision Behind A Vision for Art

In the fundraising world where the commonplace of silent auctions prevails, Episcopal School of Jacksonville, St. Marks Campus has managed to compose a creative, colorful assemblage that brings the city together through the medium of its people.  A Vision for Art is a multi-day art show that curates art from established and emerging artists from […]

Three-part series attended by clergy members and Diocesan administrators

Three-part series attended by clergy members and Diocesan administrators

Through the Episcopal Diocese of Florida, The Rev. Adam Greene, Episcopal School of Jacksonville Head of School and the diocese’s Bishop’s Institute for Ministry and Leadership invited diocesan clergy to participate in a three-part series on leadership held November through January. The virtual forums provided an opportunity for collective sharing and learning that explored “Leaning […]

Seniors Commit to Play at Collegiate Level

Seniors Commit to Play at Collegiate Level

10 members of the Episcopal School of Jacksonville Class of 2022 have committed to play a sport in college next year. Special signing ceremonies were held for them by the Athletic Department as they made their commitment.  Rowing: Allie Alton – University of Texas Girls Lacrosse: Sofia Chepenik – Clemson University Keely Cleland – Arizona […]

Egg-Streme Parachuting Teaches Newton’s Second Law of Motion

Egg-Streme Parachuting Teaches Newton’s Second Law of Motion

Episcopal seventh grade STEAM students taught by Brian Francois recently conducted a design challenge on Egg-Streme Parachuting on the Munnerlyn Campus. Students were required to design and construct a parachute that could carry an egg safely to the ground from a height of five meters (16 feet). Each collaborative group examined the influence of a […]

In Memoriam: David Foerster

In Memoriam: David Foerster

July 22, 1923 – November 10, 2021 David Wendel Foerster, known by a third-generation family nickname “Dink,” passed away on November 20, 2021 at the age of 98. Foerster was a Jacksonville native, whose family originally came to Florida in 1870. He was son to the late Robert O. and Ewing Wendel Foerster. He was […]

Episcopal honors Eagle Legend Coach Charlie Hunt, Sr.

Episcopal honors Eagle Legend Coach Charlie Hunt, Sr.

Episcopal School of Jacksonville honored Eagle Legend Coach Charlie Hunt, Sr. during halftime at a recent home football game at Jangro Stadium, recognizing his 40 years of devotion as a track and field coach of the Episcopal Eagles. “I have experienced personally the exceptional impact he has on our Eagle athletes. Episcopal is thankful for […]

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